The Blurry Lines Between Jihadi Networks and Ideology


How Islamist Terror Can Be Defeated


Religion, Conflict, and Geopolitics in 2017

As a new presidential administration takes the reins in Washington, and as the UK begins exiting the EU, 2017 promises to bring dr...

CRG report

We Can’t Let Extremists Exploit Silicon Valley

Google is refusing to take responsibility online, but there should be no ungoverned space when battling terrorists.

Online extremism

Deciphering Bangladeshi Terror: Fallout and response to the Holey Bakery Attack

Last July's assault on a Dhaka cafe was a wake-up call for Bangladeshi society. A national soul-searching has hastened to tackle t...

CRG report
Bangladeshi security personnel stand guard after gunmen stormed a restaurant in Dhaka's high-security diplomatic district early on July 2, 2016.

US Policy in Afghanistan: What to Expect from Trump

Can Trump scale back involvement in Afghanistan while keeping his inauguration pledge to 'eradicate radical Islamic terrorism from...


Extremism and Conflict: What to Watch in 2017

As 2016 comes to a close, CRG asks leading security and risk analysts what we should keep our eyes on when it comes to religious e...

Global security
View of the truck that drove into a Christmas market in Berlin, killing 12 people.

Morocco's Counter-Terror Approach May Just Keep ISIS at Bay

The North African state has invested heavily in its security infrastructure over the past decade.


Assad's 'Counter-Extremism' Battle Takes Toll on Civilians

Syria was among the worst countries for civilian deaths due to state actions, according to the Global Extremism Monitor....


Global Extremism Quarterly: July to September 2016

At least 39 religious extremist groups instigated 662 violent incidents in 41 countries this quarter, according to the Global Extr...

Global Extremism Monitor

The Calm Before the Mosul Storm

For months, both Iraqi and allied forces, and ISIS, were poised for the Mosul offensive....


The President vs. Abu Sayyaf: Three Months of Duterte

Since coming to power in June, the Philippines' president has set his sights on the Islamist militant group....


France Must Move Beyond Security to Tackle Extremism

France must do more to tackle the religious ideology fuelling extremist violence, not just its symptoms.


Global Extremism in September 2016

At least 3,274 people were killed in incidents relating to violent extremism in 26 countries in July, according to the Global Extr...

Global Extremism Monitor

'Coup' Attempt Could Complicate Libya's Fight Against ISIS

A recent move to challenge the UN-backed unity government in Tripoli may reconfigure political alliances in Libya, affecting the b...